Hank Waxman Loses a Blue Dog: Space Splits, Leaving Obamacare Compromise in Doubt Yet Again
For whatever reason — perhaps it was Congresswoman Carolyn Kilpatrick’s stubborn insistence on a fully-funded, competitive “public option” for her black constituents, whom she seems to think have no other option in life but to be on the public dole — Rep. Zack Space (D-OH) is rumored to have withdrawn his support from the ongoing negotiations over HR 3200, the Orwellianly-titled “Affordable Health Care Choices | Read More »
Why would folks in Alameda County, California want a Maryland resident representing them in Congress?
Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark (Democrat-Californyland) has represented California’s 13th Congressional District since January 1973. In 2007 and 2008, though, he claimed Anne Arundel County, Maryland, as his home, filing for tax exemptions on a waterfront house he claims is his only residence. A fact sheet provided by the California secretary of state’s elections division (“Summary of Qualifications and Requirements for Partisan Nomination for the Office | Read More »
Democrat representative: “Bush Threatened Martial Law if We Voted ‘No!’”
Here’s a nugget from Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA 27), in a floor speech made yesterday just after 7pm CDT: Transcript: Many of us were told in private conversations that if we voted against this bill, on Monday, the sky would fall, the market would drop two or three thousand points in the first day, another couple thousand the second day, and a few members were | Read More »